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While making a panel, I added deice & primer switches which do not do anything within fs2k2. In fact FS won't even let them toggle. I've searched the cfg & looked through the air file for a way to enable them... what/where have I missed them!?

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>While making a panel, I added deice & primer switches which >do not do anything within fs2k2. In fact FS won't even let >them toggle. I've searched the cfg & looked through the air >file for a way to enable them..When you say "deice" yo mean "Caruberttor heater" or "propeller deicer"?If you mean "CArburettor heater" is the field 323 os air file.If you mean "propeller deicer" in aircraft.cfg file section [propeller] yo must set prop_deice_available to 1.The primer is other history, I think that the only cuetion with primer is that engine must use a normal carburetor not an injected one.

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Well it's strange it won't even toggle, but anyway, in FS, these things don't have any function, so even if there's token variables for them, they'll always be fake switches and have no effect on the simulation. The only heat which seems to work (don't really remember though) is the pitot tube heat.http://flightsimmers.net/airport/etti/signature_pro.jpg

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I haven't been able to make primers for my 421B either. I currently only have a switch that doesn't do nothing except change position.I'm planning to check for temperatures, lenght of priming timer, and determine is the engine should start by blocking fuel. Time will show.Seem one have to come up with all the solutions ourselves today...

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There is such thing modelled as structural ice. It should help decay the flight dynamics.Like wing anti ice, and engine nacelle.How well the effects are simulated depends on FS, and the airfile.I am not an expert in this, but its in there.Johan[A HREF=http://www.phoenix-simulation.co.uk]Phoenix Simulation Software[/A]Unofficial PSS website:www.people.zeelandnet.nl/johdMy help may not me much usefull, or usefull much..eh?http://people.zeelandnet.nl/johd/index2/Ar...s/Leg1/klm5.jpgTrue Blue! K L M!

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>When you say "deice" yo mean "Caruberttor heater" or >"propeller deicer"? Neither... wing deice/antiice. >If you mean "CArburettor heater" is the field 323 os air >file. That should be helpful... matter of time before I got to it as well. *grin*>If you mean "propeller deicer" in aircraft.cfg file section >[propeller] yo must set prop_deice_available to 1. That was the only one that was easy to find. *grin*

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The only times I get real structural ice are when flying through an overcast with below zero temperatures (

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